Comedian Aidan Greene in Conversation
Saturday 24th September, 3-4pm BST
Main Hall King's Pavilion, King's College Campus University of Aberdeen
Cavan man Aidan Greene is undoubtedly Ireland’s foremost stammering comedian. He joins WayWORD to discuss his work as a standup, writing comedy, and storytelling.
Since starting comedy in 2010 Aidan Greene has become a regular in comedy clubs across Ireland. Along with this he has played at major festival including the Vodafone Comedy Festival, Longitude, Indiependance and the Edinburgh Fringe.
From 2016 to 2019 Aidan had consecutive sell out runs with his solo shows (500) Days of Stammer, Stutter Island, Eternal Sunshine of the Stammer Man and Did I Stutter?. These shows were subsequently performed to acclaim in Dublin, Galway, Albuquerque, and Montreal. Last year he returned to the Edinburgh Fringe for another sold-out run with his show I Know What You Did Last Stammer. Following this he performed the show at the Dublin Fringe festival.
As well as being a comedian, Aidan is also an accomplished storyteller. In 2016 he was runner-up in the Moth Grand Slam in Dublin. His story 'The Early Days of Stammer' was featured on the Moth Radio Hour and was broadcast on over 400 radio stations globally, to a listenership of over 30 million. In 2017, he was invited to speak at National Stammering Awareness Day in Dublin about being a stuttering performer. Last year he hosted “The Stammies”: the British Stammering Associations first ever stammering awards. You can also see Aidan on the Try Channel, one of Ireland’s biggest YouTube Channels, which has over a million subscribers.